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Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016

Molecular Characterization of Canine Rabies Virus, Mali, 2006–2013

Abdallah Traoré, Evelyne Picard-Meyer, Stephanie Mauti, Melanie Biarnais, Oliver Balmer, Kassim Samaké, Badian Kamissoko, Saïdou Tembely, Amadou Sery, Abdel K. Traoré, Amy P. Coulibaly, Emmanuelle Robardet, Jakob Zinsstag, and Florence CliquetComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Central Veterinary Laboratory, Bamako, Mali (A. Traoré, K. Samaké, B. Kamissoko, S. Tembely, A. Sery, A.P. Coulibaly); French Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health and Safety, Malzéville, France (E. Picard-Meyer, M. Biarnais, E. Robardet, F. Cliquet); Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel (S. Mauti, O. Balmer, J. Zinsstag); University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland (S. Mauti, O. Balmer, J. Zinsstag); Faculty of Medicine and Odontostomatology, Bamako (A.K. Traoré)

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Table 2

Characteristics of representative nucleoprotein gene sequences for rabies virus isolates, Mali, 2006–2013*

Isolate Haplotype Identical sequences (−546 nt of the N gene) Phylogroup
RV09 2 RV50, RV56, RV51, RV19, RV79 G (Africa 2)
RV96 6 RV84, RV95 G (Africa 2)
RV90 11 RV67, RV60, RV68, RV88, RV89, RV22 H (Africa 2)
RV87 14 RV14, RV27 H (Africa 2)

*All identical sequences have 100% nucleoprotein (N) gene identity on the basis of 546 nt (positions 71–618) compared with the reference isolate. RV, rabies virus.

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